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>>> good morning. a big stink in one bay area neighborhood. what is causing that awful smell. >>> and overnight explosion and fire in one of the bay area's most affluent areas. some critical questions still need to be answered. >>> a crackdown on cutting classes. a controversial decision in concord, just hours ago. >>> election the bug that could ruin the summer for many bay area campers. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, july 13th. >>> well, overnight, right now, the cause of an early-morning fire in atherton is under investigation. now, this fire started at a home on mount vernon lane at about 3:00 a.m. at this at this house. part of the house is currently under construction. we were able to find out everybody inside got out safely. >>> san francisco police are investigating two similar overnight robberies that happened within blocks of each other. the first one was on stockton and sutter streets at 1:00 a.m. the second one happened just a couple of blocks down ton sutter, 45
yesterday. friends say a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral and then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the killer's arrest. >>> this morning, casey anthony is a free woman. but her whereabouts are only known to a few people. she left a florida jail just after midnight sunday after nearly three years behind bars. she had $537 in her pocket. that money was sent by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. the decision angered many people. for others, her release was simply something to see. >> we just left one of the theme parks and we were on our way home and just stopped in. >> i thought it would be interesting to be able to be in the presence of her to be part of history. >> her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a tea party-backed plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling is expected to pass in the house tomorrow but stall in the senate. the plan would let the government borrow $2.4 trillion if co
't have the big surge like we've had the last couple of mornings. we will start off with sunshine. sunrise over the big city. i look for inland temps today. normal high temps for july 20th. we are forecasting 92. it has been awhile since we've been over that number. calistoga 91 average this time of year. and gilroy 88 went slightly above. went 90 degrees. most locations inland temps have been so far below for awhile. coastal temperatures haven't been that far. they have been near average. there is still patchy fog going down the coast. you have to give it credit when the fog wants to form there is nothing to support it. so 50s and 60s on the temps. however, here comes another low dropping in so today looks like a warmup and then we will start to back off a little bit and see temperatures slide down. today unless you are right by the waters edge there won't be that much fog. it will be sunny and warmer for many. the fog will be enhancing and increasing. thick fog. mainly hugging the coast. and inland temps have no problem warming up today. so 60s, 70s, 80s, and low 90s. livermore right at
away a big problem in northern california. >> and it could have been another massacre at fort hood. how a store clerk foiled a planned shooting rampage. >> and by the end of the year, earth will mark a major milestone. we'll share that with you when we come back. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> live look at san mateo. everything is great easy ride into san francisco if that's where your commute takes you this morning. >>> an army sprite in jail this morning accused of -- private is in jail this morning accused of planning an attack on fort hood. naser abdo had been awol for weeks from kentucky. he was arrested in texas tuesday after showing up at a store to buy six pounds of gunpowder. that's when the store cherokee called the police. >> first red flag is when he asked cathy, what's smoke less should know if you don't know what it is, why would you buy six pounds of it? >> abdo was then tracked to a motel where people found weapons including a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun and more than 100 rounds of ammunition. he is an american born muslim who was granted conscientious objection status th
are telling us about an accident in the south bay. >> nasa right. we have a jackknifeed big prig -- that's right we have a jackknifed big rig. the fire department is actually unloading the contents and putting it into another it truck so it won't spoil. you can see the congestion as a result, if we could pan off to the right there. we can see that people are slowing down. they are stopping to take a look. so it's causing some congestion in the morgan hill area. all right. let's head to pleasanton right now. this is over interstate 680 where we have metering lights doing a test-run. this is between pleasanton and dublin. right now, the lights are all green. and this is to get folks used to the fact about the lights. here's a six-car crash. look at this backup. this is on 0 westbound at highway 4. a tow truck is on the scene but you can see the damage has been done. the backup is pretty extensive. this will probably last for at least the last half-hour or so. if i were you, i would try to avoid 80 westbound. >>> on this monday, patchy fog at bast f there's not a lot out there. there's rain
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are necessary but republicans remain opposed to anything resembling a tax increase. >> a big package would require a big tax increase in the middle of the economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult. with 9.2% unemployment. we think it is a terrible idea. it is a job killer. >> at the end of the day, what we're seeing is the priority of our republican colleague, not to get a deficit reduction deal. it is to protect special interest tax breaks for big corporations. >> you can watch the president's news conference at 8:00 this morning, and right here on cbs 5. and cbs-sf.com. >>> 5:05 now. good news, and bad news for san francisco drivers. how parking meter rates are expected to change in the city. >>> and one last sign, the space shuttle atlantis docks with the international space station. the problem that could put the crew in danger. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. windy conditions as you work your way across the span at the bay bridge. use caution. accident free right now. >>> san francisco police officers have a new contract agreement. the contract is worked out between the
? >> big time. it's unbelievably hot and humid in the parts of the northeast. and we're relatively cool here. the temperatures have been in the 90s and a couple holding on today. but the fog bank and the sea breeze is up to 20, 25 miles an hour. and that will mean 60s and 70s for many. >>> traffic looks good here on 880 north and south and toward the coliseum. and we're looking at the bay bridge. there was an earlier obstruction on the incline section. they moved it out of the way. and as you move up to the incline, you can see that the traffic is moving along nicely, coming up to the bridge. so whatever it was is now gone. 6:01. and back to the desk. >>> firefighters rushed to stop a house fire from spreading to other nearby homes and is it started around 2:30 this morning on fourth street in oakley. jane joins us live with a possible cause of the fire. >> reporter: the fire investigators have ruled this a suspicious fire this morning. this home destroyed. inside the home, we learned that the firefighters found hundreds of small tanks. it acted as an accelerant to the fire. one man was
on the set? >> i think so. >> a big hello and welcome to our new teammate, janelle wang, been in the bay area, on television over eight or nine years? >> yes. >> and janelle will be our 5:00 p.m. co-anchor. we're happy on behalf of the newsroom. jeff and i. welcome aboard. >> such a great team. and you guys are so nice. >> thank you. >> first day. >> no, i did a little training last week. you guys already feel like family. >> that's great. >> you know what this means for me officially -- i got to bring it back to me for a second. i'm no longer the new guy on the shift. >> that's right. >> yes! about time. >> and there's a little tradition -- jeff and i were talking, the new person on board buys dinner for the first month. >> everybody's been telling me that so i have to buy a lot of dinners for a lot of staff members. >> and i am hungry tonight. >> all you can eat buffet. >> sounds good. >>> in the weather forecast for tonight, an all you can take weather buffet today when it came to the sunshine. we had a lot of it here from the north bay to the south bay. really it's great to have janelle h
of the program in just a little while. >> then a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived and we'll be there live in just a little while. plus some important health advice for women. a new recommendation about when and how often you should get a mammogram, but it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do? dr. nancy snyderman will be here to help us sort all of it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the space shuttle program. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat. what was it like? >> it was a dramatic day and an emotional day for everybody here and it is not over. america's space shuttle program, 30 years ongoing since 1980, '81, actually is how in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:57 eastern time, it was its 33rd mission. in all, it's trekked 25 million miles, 327 days in orbit and at 5:57 this morning it came on rest on runway 15. h
default. august 2 is the big day and president obama is urging compromise in congress. he spoke to the nation last night and he criticized the republicans. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a plank check six months ago. and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing to raise the debt limit enough to last for the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama says he will veto any plans to raise the debt ceiling if it comes in two waves. he supports a plan by majority leader harry reid to raise the limit to 2012. >>> breaking news out of morocco. a state news agency says a c- 130 plane has crashed in a mountainous area there. there are reports that 26 people have been killed, four injured.
it was a big turn out. there were hundredsover hundreds of people who met here in union square. then walked over to the grand hyatt. it's just a block up, they brought their bull horns and they shut down the street. >> reporter: the rally for workers rights came right in the middle of rush hour. hyatt workers swarmed the sidewalks with signs part of a national day of action. >> in nonunion hotels throughout the market, hyatt has housekeepers cleaning as many as 30 rooms a day. >> i don't have any benefits. >> reporter: protesters sat down in the middle of stockton street. police surrounded them and started making arrests. today also brought bitter feelings. >> how can i afford a place? >> reporter: the union is still battling with two hyatt hotels over new contracts. >> grand hyatt and hyatt regency have offered the same exact contract proposal as local to is getting from all the major hotels in san francisco. >> reporter: meanwhile busy stockton bus lines lined up as people waited for delays. >> reporter: have you been waiting very long? >> very long. i don't know what's happening. >> i wa
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smart to get in, you were smart. >> it has become a big business the last few years with the cost of coffee. cheers to your ice water there. >>> we want to update you, first, with the latest from washington on those debt talks. there are only five days left for congress to pass a budget cutting plan that will raise the government borrowing limit and avoid a possible default. this morning, the house is set to take a very important vote and much of america from main street to wall street will be watching. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill this morning. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. that's right. the vote today is on speaker boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling and it's important because it's one of the two bills out there that could possibly get us out of this mess. but at this hour, it's still very uncertain whether speaker boehner has the republican votes he needs to pass it. and so he became boehner the enforcer yesterday, holding several meetings with house republicans, tea party republicans, freshmen republi
. >>> and they are the monsters of the sea but they are not so easy to spot. they're big, too. how one bay area team is trying to track these guys down. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow >>> giovanni ramirez trying to get out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow beating in l.a. are seeking his release. the "l.a. times" reports the attorneys accuse police chief charles beck of rushing to judgment when he announced ramirez was the person who attacked stow. after two other suspects were arrested last week, beck said ramirez was not involved. >>> a man who delivers food to the homeless at night is on life support after being shot in the head in east oakland. the man known as brother john had just handed a homeless man a hot meal after midnight yesterday when someone in a van drove by and opened fire. brother john's wife was grazed by a bullet. she is going to be okay. their two children were in the car, they were not hurt. but there is a $25,000 reward for an arrest. >>> in other bay area headlines, in fairfield the
or less delays at sfo so no big delays yet. let's check in with more on the weather forecast. here's kristy seifkin. >> good morning. a little bit gray out there this morning. we are seeing a lot of what we saw yesterday in terms of low clouds and some drizzle at the coast. satellite showing that pretty much the coastline, bay and inland spots are all blanketed in fog right now although we will see a little bit of sunshine later on inland. temperatures right now pretty mild and pretty similar. 59 in oakland and fremont, 58 livermore, 59 redwood city, 57 napa. highs for today keeping them well below average, 10 to 15 degrees below where we should be. 73 as a high in fairfield, 56 for pacifica, 73 in santa rosa. extended forecast showing the cool trends over the next several days and then a gradual warmup on the weekend, sunshine there, as well. next week, those temperatures will be closer to where we should be, mid to high 80s inland. >>> we have roadwork to contend with near the bay bridge. first, here's live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so far, so good, no major snags. the r
see a lot of the damage behind me in this field a big pile of ash that was once a huge stack of plastic crates and you can see off to the side, still some of the plastic crates that are impacted today. this is what was burning creating a show of fire and concerns for air quality. that fire broke out at around 1:00 yesterday afternoon here at macro plastics. check out this video from failed. it's near travis air force base. the fire was huge with thick, black smoke that could be seen for more than 50 miles away. it was shooting 9,000 feet into the air. the fire fueled by plastic produce crates. a worker accidentally lit one on fire and it took off into a five-acre fire. >> any sense of the temperature that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the side of the complex where the grass is, you will see the poles, the whole metal fences are bent like straw. >> reporter: so it took firefighters about three hours to get that fire under control. but it wasn't completely out until early into this morning actually. firefighters were still concerned about some h
stow case. now police have some big questions to answer. we are going to have live report from los angeles on what went wrong. >>> and are you ready for some football? the final dispute holding up an nfl deal. >>> and we are clear for take- off out of sfo this morning. going to see pretty pleasant conditions a little cooler there than yesterday making it to a high of 72. mostly sunny skies. warmer as we make our way to chicago today. there we are going to hit 90 and we are seeing some showers and some thunderstorms. if you are looking for the hot weather and humid weather, new york is your destination today. 101 excessive heat warning. plenty of sunshine there. we'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming up. ,, ,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we a
around the world prepare for a big drop on wall street. how does it look right now? we go live to the opening bell up next. >>> welcome back to the morning news. they are ringing the opening bell this morning in new york where investors around the world are looking to our markets to see what happens. of course everybody focusing on the debt limit negotiations going on in washington, d.c. we'll get an update from our washington newsroom. but right now it has been looking about a 100 point drop at our opening. so as soon as we get those numbers in, that following a pretty good drop overnight in asian. european markets are still open. they are actually coming back from their opening drop. so we'll see what happens, we're looking live at the traders and the new york stock exchange, we will get you that number. >>> we will go ahead and smile and say good morning to you. it's monday morning on july 25th. >>> it's 8:30. allie rasmus tell us that court documents reveal gruesome details on the attack outside dodger stadium. >> reporter: stow was beaten outside the dodger stadium just a
for that big deal, grand bargain, seem all but lost right now. now the hope is that congress can pass a dramatically scaled-back version before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of failing to crops. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as armageddon, the first financial default in american history, they hold out hope that a big deal could still be struck. >> but in order to do that we've got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders. and sometime in the next couple of days. >> reporter: for the first time, the president publicly said he's considering asking wealthier seniors in medicare to pay more out of pocket. today in his weekly address mr. obama suspended that stance. >> simply put, it will take a balanced approach, shared sacrifice, and a willingness to make unpopula
northbound. it will still be a big hassle. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway, we have slow traffic here in hayward, southbound backing up from about just south of 238 down to tennyson. san mateo bridge looks nice after a delay. and the dumbarton bridge looks nice. if you drive on the dumbarton bridge it's smelly near the radio towers. what are those? tweet me. 7:11. let's go to steve. >> i'm gonna guess the tide. >>> garning. we have sunshine, warm weather inland. by the coast there's still pockets of fog. another tweet from laurel. parts of the marin coast, san mateo/santa cruz coastline. it's very shallow. high temperatures are inland. as you know, it's been very, very cool. antioch 90 degrees. today, 92. that should be your high this time of year. the coastal temperatures have been actually close to normal. had a big nothing bank yesterday. some of it is starting to come back a little bit. temperatures 60s, already for some. we're running normal on the lows. here but some of the higher elevations -- are about 70 degrees. there's some warm air aloft. it won't take long to get to
big rig getting cleared out of the road. >> thank you. >>> what is next for casey anthony? the text message sent to her parents. plus a new twist for "news of the world." why the former ceo has now been arrested in the phone hacking scandal. >>> and it was more like karma heaven in southern california. the surprise for the 405 freeway and the bridge closure that we can expect here in the bay area. ,,,, [ female announcer ] this is the story of sam, who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately, sam was born at sutter health's alta bates summit medical center. [ woman ] the staff was remarkable. they made me feel safe, trusting, cared for. [ giggles ] they saved his life. i owe all of them my son. [ female announcer ] alta bates summit medical center and sutter health -- our story is you. i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity exper
and conservatives is to get their big political statement today, they believe there's time for that. the plan you just described allows them to say the real solution is cutting spending big now and changing how congress would work for years and years to come. the president knows it's not going to get to the desks, they said this would really force the government to not be able to spend on things like medicare, social security, prevent spending for future disasters, and they even renamed it. republicans call it cut, cap, and balance, the white house is calling it duck, dodge, and dismantle. >> on that note, let's talk about what the white house is doing behind the scenes. privately on sunday there was a meeting between the president and republican leaders, and it raises the specter is the quote on quote biggest deal possible actually still possible? >> reporter: both parties tell me they are still talking about that, trying to do something much bigger and would have a longer term result, but the short-term is really a plan that is getting a lot of attention quietly, negotiations going on, focussed
by one, the newest candidate getting a big endorsement. >> i have been at the table. i have created coalitions, been in sacramento, the halls of shei city hall. >> the former under sheriff filed his papers this morning. he is being enforced by the former da and current california attorney general. he is an advisor to harris. the sheriff is not running. he has held the position for 31 years. there are at least seven other candidates, two are seen as the most serious challengers, david wong ran in 2007. the others are seen as long shots. >>> san francisco city attorney suing cbs outdoor over damages to the muni buses. he wants more than $100,000 from the advertising firm which he swayed was careless in applying signs and displays to buses that he said caused the paint to chip. . >> film makers have more incentive to produce movies year. the vendor discount program is being expanded. the expansion includes discounts on equipment rent always and audio services. it's hoped to will help make the city a premiere location. >>> the board of supervisors is expected to vote tomorrow on a pro
to not go back behind bars. no jail, no prison. the big picture for the state is tree dues the number of prisoners who go back to jail which is about 70% of all california prisoners. >> the idea behind the program is that if you return the jurisdiction, that is the control and responsibility as to how the offender does in the community back to the judges who originally sent the individual to prison, can you change things and get better outcomes? >> reporter: the judge has nearly 2,000 offenders he is personalitily watching over. his courtroom in santa clara county is one of six in the state testing his re-entry court theory where participants are provided housing -- >> can i go back to the prison. >> reporter: are required to stay in drug and alcohol treatment and keep their court dates. >> we do not send people back to prison. use very short jail time to remind them that they need to focus on what they were asked to do and do a better job the day they get out of jail. thus far it's effective. >> reporter: they are not all success stories. >> it means you're not going to be released
see a big fields of ash now because about five acres worth of plastic bins were burning here last night. if you move to the left, you can see the impact plastic bins. these are the things that burned here. it was all in an outside storage area. no actual buildings caught on fire. when you look at this video, it looks like there's a two-story building on fire. it's really just stacked-up plastic crates, though. the fire broke out around 1:00 yesterday afternoon near travis air force base and the smoke could be seen for 50 miles away, as far as san francisco and sacramento, thick, black smoke. the fire fueled by the plastic produce crates. the theory right now, we haven't got the official cause but the theory is that a worker accidentally lit one of them on fire perhaps as he was doing some sort of welding. it quickly took off into the five acre fire. any sense of the temperatures that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the sides of this complex where the grass, you will see the pole the whole metal fences and they are been the like straw. >> reporter: i
neighborhood menace. how a small chihauhau is causing big trouble on one bay area block. ,, 3q when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film. finish jet dry rinse agent removes residue and actively dries dishes, for a brilliant shine straight from the dishwasher. finish jet dry rinse agent. finish. the diamond standard. for drivers to panic... even >>> good morning. live pictures, they shut down the alma on-ramp. a sinkhole was first reported as 30 by 30. you see the raised concrete, not quite as big but again, it's enough of a problem for them to shut down the off-ramp for alma and parts of the parkway. back to you. >> the dmv says there is no reason for drivers to panic even though car registration notices are being mailed out late. people have been lining up at dmv offices more than a little miffed believing they have less time to pay fees and get smog checks but the dmv is giving people an extra 30 days to fix it. the reason for the day, the dmv had to wait for the budget situation to clear up before it knew much to charge people. they are giving people a 60-day grace period. >>> mail
's a big concern that the child was with them during the whole time and the lack of parenting. >> the baby was found to be in good health and has been placed with a relative. >>> a friend of one of seven fishermen missing in the sea of cortez is doing what she can to keep the search going. a fundraiser is underway now in danville to help raise money for a private dive team to look for the wreckage of the ship that sank on july 3. many of the passengers on board were from the bay area. the coast guard and mexican navy suspended their search last week after combing over more than 7,000 square miles. mexican officials say divers have not been able to find the wreckage because they are unsure of the boat's location. >>> okay. quick inventory. how many products do you own? apple products? one, two, five, six -- >> i have two, what about you? >> i think with the family it's about four or five. >> you've got kids, though. tonight, apple is giving its investors something new to celebrate. we're going to bring in our business and tech reporter, scott budman, with a newmoilstone for apple. scott? >>
,000 jobs in the past few months. more are coming. >> facebook and google have announced big employment increases in the valley to come in the next year. >> reporter: but even in tech there are winners and losers. networking giant cisco systems is cutting 6500 jobs. the economy in the rest of california and the nation is still sputtering. jobless claims rose by 10,000 nationwide last week. >> i don't think that we have hit a roadblock. i think that this economy will come back. >> reporter: u.s. signature of labor toured the valley transportation authority bus yard where the technology of the future is getting a test drive, hybrid buses made by hill ig and hayward. she calmed it a bright officer of the court economy and the recovery act which provided the stimulus funds needed to retrain-bus mechanics on the new technology not to mention the jobs created for the factory workers who build them. >> the creation of this vehicle is a green job. how many jobs go into building one us? >> 500. >> 500. that's 500 teamster members that were hoping to assemble a vehicle here. now they can't keep
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